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Scoreboard roundup -- 1/19/19
Sports News January 20th, 2019, 8:11am
Scoreboard roundup -- 1/19/19
iStock (NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONOklahoma City 117, Philadelphia 115Charlotte 135, Phoenix 115Sacramento 103, Detroit 101Milwaukee 118, Orlando 108Indiana 111, Dallas 99Toronto 119, Memphis 90Boston 113, Atlanta 105Miami 117, Chicago 103Houston 138, L.A. Lakers 134Denver 124, Cleveland 102NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEAnaheim 3, New Jersey 2Colorado 7, L.A. Kings 1St. Louis 3, Ottawa 2N.Y. Rangers 3, Boston 2Philadelphia 5, Montreal 2Tampa Bay 6, San Jose 3Dallas 4, Winnipeg 2Florida 4, Nashville 2Minnesota 2, Columbus 1Vegas 7, Pittsburgh 3Calgary 5, Edmonton 2Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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Bills Hall of Famer Kelly cancer free
Rich Barnes/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Buffalo Bills Hall of Famer Jim Kelly is cancer free once again. His wife Jill announced the news on Instagram, writing "We finally got the results from Jim's recent MRI...CLEAN! View this post on Instagram We finally got back the results from Jim’s recent MRI...CLEAN! Thank GOD! It took a bit longer than usual because of all the reconstruction Jim has had inside his mouth. They wanted to be certain that all was good... This extra waiting has been a reminder for me. A reminder to remember the WHO and not the what. The...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 1/18/19
Sports News January 19th, 2019, 11:58am
Scoreboard roundup -- 1/18/19
iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONBoston 122, Memphis 116Detroit 98, Miami 93Brooklyn 117, Orlando 115San Antonio 116, Minnesota 113Utah 115, Cleveland 99Portland 128, New Orleans 112Golden State 112, L.A. Clippers 94NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEMontreal 4, Columbus 1Florida 3, Toronto 1Ottawa 4, Carolina 1N.Y. Islanders 2, Washington 0Calgary 6, Detroit 4Pittsburgh 3, Arizona 2Vancouver 4, Buffalo 3TOP 25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL(16) Buffalo 77, E. Michigan 65(19) Maryland 75, Ohio St. 61(22) Villanova 85, Xavier 75Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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Watch college athlete find out she's been awarded a full scholarship and tell her mom
Matt_Brown/iStock (NEW YORK) -- Christmas came a little late for a volleyball player at the University of Louisiana Monroe. Albany Schaffer, a junior walk-on on the ULM Warhawks volleyball team, thought she was attending a regular team meeting when she got a surprise that will change her life. #NewProfilePic pic.twitter.com/c84xhSHUHj — Albany Schaffer (@albschaffer21) October 2, 2018Schaffer’s coach Russ Friedland had each player on his team draw a teammate's name out of a hat and write them an encouraging note. They went around in a circle and read them out loud, saving Schaffer for last. What Friedland's team didn’t know...
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Super Bowl performer Gladys Knight speaks out about 'unfortunate' controversy, backlash
Jeff Kravitz/AMA2018/FilmMagic For dcp (NEW YORK) -- After weeks of rumors and silence, a couple of this year's Super Bowl performers are speaking out about their roles in the game and the controversy surrounding both the national anthem and the halftime show.Maroon 5 has been criticized for accepting the halftime gig in the wake of the NFL's treatment of Colin Kaepernick, who took a knee during the anthem in 2016 to protest social injustice. Since then, the former 49ers QB became a free agent and hasn't been picked up by any NFL team, which many feel is unfair targeting of...
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Report: Cody Allen agrees to one-year deal with Angels
Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images (LOS ANGELES) -- The Los Angeles Angels have reportedly reached a deal with reliever Cody Allen to be their closer next season.Citing league sources, ESPN reports the Angels and the right-handed free agent have agreed on a one-year contract, which is pending a physical.Allen, 30, has been with the Cleveland Indians since he began his MLB career in 2012. While he had a subpar season last year (4.70 ERA with 27 saves), he has racked a 2.98 ERA and 149 saves during his time in the majors.At the end of the 2018 season, Allen elected...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 1/17/19
Sports News January 18th, 2019, 5:44am
Scoreboard roundup -- 1/17/19
iStock (NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONWashington 101, NY Knicks 100Charlotte 114, Sacramento 95Philadelphia 120, Indiana 96Toronto 111, Phoenix 109Denver 135, Chicago 105OT L.A. Lakers 138, Oklahoma City 128NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEBoston 5, St. Louis 2NY Islanders 4, New Jersey 1NY Rangers 4, Chicago 3Toronto 4, Tampa Bay 2Anaheim 3, Minnesota 0Winnipeg 5, Nashville 1L.A. Kings 2, Dallas 1TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL(5) Gonzaga 73, Loyola Marymount 55(6) Michigan St. 70, Nebraska 64Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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Ex-NFL player nabs alleged peeping Tom outside daughter's bedroom window: 'We had a good conversation'
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office (PALM BEACH, Fla.) -- He hasn't played in the NFL since 2007, but Tony Beckham proved he can still deliver a hit when it comes to protecting his family.The 40-year-old Beckham said he caught an alleged peeping Tom outside his Palm Beach County, Florida, home leering through the bedroom window of his teenage daughter and fondling himself."We had a good conversation," Beckham, 40, told ABC affiliate station WPBF-TV in Palm Beach County of the stranger.During the "conversation," the suspect, 48-year-old Geoffrey Cassidy, suffered a black eye and fractures to his face, according to the Palm...
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NBA refs to answer questions in real time on social media
Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- After trying it out last season, the NBA Referees Association will be answering questions in real time on social media during two upcoming games. The idea was tested out during last seasons' finals. Fans can tweet questions to referees at their official Twitter account, @OfficialNBARefs, or by using the hashtag #RefWatchParty. Officials watching the games would respond from the official account, pointing out incorrect calls and answering questions from fans. This season, the NBA league office is working with the referee union on the project. Refs will now be watching games at the...
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Tiger Woods to make 2019 debut at Torrey Pines
Phil Ellsworth/ESPN Images (NEW YORK) -- Fresh off of a successful 2018 season, Tiger Woods is set to make his debut at next week's Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. Woods will enter the tournament as the 12th-ranked player in the world, after winning the Tour Championship in September. The 43-year-old has not played in an official event since the victory. The tournament starts on Jan. 24th. It will feature a competitive field, including defending champion Justin Day and top-ranked golfer Dustin Johnson. Woods has only announced one other tournament appearance for 2019 -- the Genesis Open at Riviera. It's...
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